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AIA Launches Contract Document Service with ACD5

Wednesday, January 29, 2014  

AIA Launches Contract Document Service with ACD5

Des Moines, Iowa (January 29, 2014) The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has long held the industry standard for contract documents in the construction and design fields. These documents work to protect their users and create successful collaborations on projects both within and between industries. In an effort to make these documents even more accessible and useful to users, AIA recently announced the launch of ACD5, the powerful new online contract document service that offers anytime, anywhere access to more than 180 AIA Contract Documents forms and agreements. The new ACD5 enables architects, contractors, building owners, and attorneys to create, access, edit, share and store contract documents instantly from any computer, delivering exceptional accessibility and flexibility. The new platform also offers upgraded document management features and more custom purchase options while delivering the comprehensive protection for which AIA Contract Documents is known.

"This new service will transform the building industry by giving busy professionals on the spot access to contracts,” said Jessica Reinert, CAE, IOM, Executive Director of the American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter. "ACD5 allows access to 180+ documents and forms allowing architects, contractors, building owners and attorneys to be more flexible and more efficient.”

The contract documents and forms within ACD5 maintain the comprehensive protection for which AIA Contract Documents is renowned, delivering complete risk management and legal protection throughout every phase of design and construction.


ACD5 is available now to new and existing users and more information can be found at or

About The American Institute of Architects
Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America's architects. AIA Iowa, headquartered in Des Moines, is a statewide affiliate of the national AIA. AIA Iowa members express their commitment to excellence in design and are proactive in the design of livable communities. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the client, the public, and colleagues of an AIA member architect's dedication to the highest standards in professional practice. For more information, go to or call 515.244.7502.

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